28th Internatio­nal Summer­ Academy in Wittenberg

Learning about a variety of current cultural and socio-political topics will expand your knowledge about Germany, while having class mates from all over the world will allow you to draw comparisons and discuss relevant topics in a cross-cultural setting. Important components of this program in Wittenberg are presentations, tours, and field trips in the area as well as work on projects and pronunciation training. Each active day of learning closes with free time activities that are fun and refreshing.

Here’s what you can expect:

Class time

  • Placement test.
  • 09 a.m. – 12.15 p.m./ 01 p.m. – 02.30 p.m. communicative language classes at different levels.
  • Training of all four language skills – reading, listening, writing, and speaking.
  • Lessons in pronunciation by trained specialists (4 classes/ week).
  • Learning about current cultural and socio-political topics as well as the history and current reality of the area around Wittenberg.
  • Work on projects & a final exam.

Field trips and free time

  • 2 days of field trips and lots of free time activities.
  • Good-bye party with everyone involved.
  • Support and help from international volunteers and student assistants.


  • You are 17 years old or older. / Students from any field are welcome.
  • The course will end with a graded presentation.

This language course does not prepare students specifically for any official language test.

Course information

3 1/2 weeks

course duration




course location

720,00 €

including all course materials & free time activities

92 classes (45 min each)

weekly schedule: 26 classes



no scholarships available for 2023

Informationen und Bewerbung für ein DAAD-HSK-Stipendium

Further Information

Common European Framework of Reference for Languages
europaeischer-referenzrahmen.de →

UNESCO World Heritage Anhalt Region
anhalt-dessau-wittenberg.de →

Studying in Halle
study-in-germany.de →

Studying in Germany
study-in-germany.de →

Placement test
einstufungstests.klett-sprachen.de →

Plan Your Studies

Majors and Minors at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
studienangebot.uni-halle.de →

Develop Your German Skills During Your Free Time
dw.com/de →

Information About Visa Requirements
auswaertiges-amt.de →


Wittenberg’s Booklet

Get to Know Wittenberg

Halle Kulturhäuptlinge

Get to Know Halle (German)

Halle Spirits of Culture

Get to Know Halle (English)

Collegienstraße 62, 06886 Lutherstadt Wittenberg